[wiki-research] Wikis' sweet spot
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Wed Aug 16 17:35:03 CEST 2006
I think that any group of KnowledgeWorkers needs a shared notepad, and
wiki gives you that more flexibly than anything else.
I think way down the road, key wiki features will just be included in
On 8/9/06, Dirk Riehle <dirk at riehle.org> wrote:
> Hi Bill,
> that's a great argument, and I fully agree. I'm curious about a
> specific application domain, though. Do wikis define a new app
> category? What kind of?
> At 09.08.2006, you wrote:
> >For me, LinkAsYouThink is the only way to leverage hypertext to
> >survive in an environment of complexity and change.
> >On 8/9/06, Dirk Riehle <dirk at riehle.org> wrote:
> >>I'm curious to hear what you think is the sweet spot for wikis.
> >>Wikis work in a lot of traditional application domains
> >>(collaboration, portals, knowledge management, etc.), but is there a
> >>domain that's unique to wikis? For existing domains we can only say
> >>wikis are better because of ease-of-use, the-wiki-spirit,
> >>A main take at this question for me is that wikis are the tool of
> >>choice for process innovation. While there are brainstorming tools,
> >>thinking about process innovation and actually carrying out the
> >>processes are usually things kept separate. Wikis let you integrate
> >>them, being innovative as you go along.
> >>Going back to our early discussion on how to motivate funding for
> >>wiki research, I've found this take at things quite powerful and
> >>convincing to those to who I've presented so far.
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